Private client marketing – Five thoughts from heads of department (2017)

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Last week I was in Manchester for an MBL training course on “Developing and sustaining your private client practice”. Over half of the delegates were heads of private client departments with responsibility for developing and growing their teams and private client marketing was a major theme. Here are the five main thought arising from the […]

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Marketing planning in a nutshell

Posted on: June 16, 2017 Marketing planning in a nutshell

I provide many public training courses on marketing planning in a nutshell. But questions about marketing planning arise in many other public and in-house training courses on business development, referrer management and social selling. And of course people ask me for a standard marketing plan template. But it’s rarely as simple as filling in a […]

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Differentiation strategies and innovation

Posted on: June 9, 2017 Differentiation strategies and innovation

Differentiation is a question that is raised in many of my strategy and business development workshops for professional service firms. Differentiation is the process of identifying a difference between your own and competing products or services that has some value to clients. Differentiation is a fundamental marketing concept for the mature markets of the legal, […]

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Proactive Marketing Executive – Seven standout subjects (February 2017)

Posted on: February 4, 2017 Proactive Marketing Executive

The PM Forum Proactive Marketing Executive workshop has been running successfully for many years. We update the content regularly to reflect the changes taking place in marketing, digital marketing, the professions and the world at large. We cover a wide range of topics on strategic marketing, tactical marketing as well as working collaboratively with our […]

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Book Review – The Analytical Marketer – How to transform your marketing organization by Adele Sweetwood

Posted on: January 9, 2017 The analytical marketer – how to transform your marketing organisation by Adele Sweetwood

Health warning: This book “The Analytical Marketer – How to transform your marketing organization” by Adele Sweetwood is for serious marketers who are faced with adapting their marketing organisations to embrace the exciting (albeit a little bit scary) transformation being driven by the advances in marketing technology and automation.   This is an expanded review of the one […]

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